|Vera - Elizabeth von Arnim|
LibriVox recording of Vera by Elizabeth von Arnim. Read by Greg W. Vera (1921) by Elizabeth von Arnim is a black comedy based on her disastrous second marriage to Earl Russell: a mordant analysis of the romantic delusions through which wives acquiesce in husbands' tyrannies. In outline the story of this utterly unromantic novel anticipates DuMaurier's Rebecca. Naive Lucy Entwhistle is swept into marriage by widower, Everard Wemyss...
Keywords: llibrivox; audiobooks; fiction; marriage; black comedy
Downloads: 5,491 (1 review)
|The Caravaners - Elizabeth, Elizabeth von Arnim|
Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Downloads: 324 (1 review)
|Elizabeth and her German Garden - Elizabeth von Arnim|
LibriVox recording of Elizabeth and her German Garden, by Elizabeth von Arnim. Read by ashleighjane. Elizabeth and Her German Garden is a novel by Elizabeth von Arnim, first published in 1898; it was very popular and frequently reprinted during the early years of the 20th century. The story is a year's diary written by the protagonist Elizabeth about her experiences learning gardening and interacting with her friends...
Keywords: LibriVox; audiobook; fiction; nature; humor; society; diary
|The Enchanted April - Elizabeth von Arnim|
LibriVox recording of The Enchanted April by Elizabeth von Arnim. Read by Diana Kiesners It’s a dreary February in post-World War I London when Mrs. Wilkins spots an advertisement in The Times for a small Italian castle for rent in April. She sees another member of her women’s club, Mrs. Arbuthnot, reading the same advertisement and manages to convince her that the two of them should rent it. Both are miserable and lonely in their marriages...
Keywords: literature; fiction; romance; von arnim; enchanted; audio books; librivox
Downloads: 45,995 (9 reviews)
|The Pastor's Wife - Elizabeth von Arnim|
LibriVox recording of The Pastor's Wife, by Elizabeth von Arnim. Read by James E. Carson. Written by an author born in Australia, grew up in England, married in Germany, and then flew to the United States. A tale about a young woman, freed up from the bonds of her family life, to wonder all around in search of all things feminist. The story seems somewhat autobiographical, surrounded in disillusionment and humor...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; feminism; growing up; fiction
Downloads: 2,758 (1 review)
|The Princess Priscilla's Fortnight - Elizabeth von Arnim|
LibriVox recording of The Princess Priscilla's Fortnight, by Elizabeth von Arnim. Read by Tabithat. The Princess Priscilla of Lothen Kunitz finds court life stifling and runs away to England with the elderly court librarian. Her intention is to live a pure and simple life filled with good works. But life among ordinary people in an English village is not what she expects it to be... (Introduction by Tabithat) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds,...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; fiction; humor